The Congress on Sunday sought to dub Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as “Bulldozernath” or the lord of bulldozers, allegedly out to trample the goals of youths.
The Congress made the allegation a day after the Lucknow police denied the occasion to carry a five-km race within the metropolis as a part of Congress president Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s “Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon” ballot marketing campaign.
It accused the chief minister of crushing the goals of the ladies who wished to run a marathon organised by the occasion in Lucknow.
“The harmful authorities of ‘Bulldozernath’ tramples upon the goals of the youth repeatedly. Generally by query paper leaks, generally by not declaring recruitment and generally utilizing power in opposition to them,” the Congress mentioned in a tweet.
“This time, the anti-women bulldozer of Yogi has run over the goals of courageous women,” the occasion added.
“However he doesn’t know that the one whose time has come, no energy on this earth can cease him. The slogan #LadkiHoonLadSaktiHoon is echoing within the state. The ladies energy is able to stake its declare to energy,” one other occasion tweet mentioned.
With the occasion having been denied permission to carry the race in Lucknow, the race was held in Jhansi on Sunday.
Spokesperson of UP Congress Vikas Srivastava advised PTI that over 10,000 girls took half within the five-km marathon held in Jhansi.
Congress Common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra additionally slammed the UP authorities, saying women will not tolerate it and can combat for his or her rights.
In a Hindi tweet, Priyanka Gandhi mentioned, “Yogi Adityanath ji, you converse in opposition to the ladies by speaking about controlling them. It is because of this that you just didn’t permit women to take part within the marathon in Lucknow.” “The ladies of Jhansi have despatched a message that they won’t tolerate it and combat for his or her rights,” she added.
The UP authorities authorities have been utilizing bulldozers to demolish the unlawful property of criminals and gangsters and that is additionally typically referred to by the BJP leaders of their speeches within the state.
The Congress additional mentioned those that took half within the marathon in Jhansi instilled worry within the CM.
Speaking in regards to the occasion’s girls marathon in Jhansi, Priyanka Gupta, a Congress chief and spokesperson, mentioned each participant within the girls’s marathon drew inspiration from Rani Laxmibai, who hailed from Jhansi and fought in opposition to the British.
“They won’t confine themselves to this marathon however can even dash within the nation’s politics and alter its course and course,” she asserted.
The UP Congress on this event additionally used a hashtag #ladki_se_darta_hai_Yogi (Yogi feels afraid of the ladies).
On Saturday night time, Congress staff had staged a protest outdoors the camp workplace of the Lucknow police chief over the denial of permission to carry the race.
The protesting Congress staff, together with girls, have been pressured right into a police van and whisked away from their protest web site outdoors the Lucknow police commissioner’s workplace.
The five-km race was to start at 8 am on Sunday, UP Congress spokesperson Anshu Awasthi had mentioned.
“The BJP authorities is scared as girls are siding with the Congress. They denied us permission on account of their conceitedness,” Awasthi had mentioned.
Police Commissioner DK Thakur had advised PTI that the Congress had sought permission to organise the race however was denied permission as a result of coronavirus pandemics.